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FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT
of texas born in calgary, canada. the tea party loves him, given the controversy over mr. obama's birth certificate and speculation cruz is running for president, this probably had to come up eventually. this is the birth certificate. his father born in cuba, his mom in delaware. cruz issued a statement saying, quote, because my mother was a u.s. citizen born in delaware, i was a u.s. citizen by birth. i may technically have dual citizenship. if that's true, i will denounce canadian citizenship, nothing against canada. but i am an american by birth and as a u.s. senator, i believe i should be only an american. a person born outside of the united states and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the united states who resided in the united states. when obama was asked about cruz's eligibility, trump said perhaps not. it came up this morning. >> under no circumstances will i vote for a continuing resolution that funds even one penny of obama care. >> reporter: cruz is a 2016 star already, won a conservative straw poll in denver recently, and this citizenship issue
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
was found in his texas apartment after the shooting. hasan's attorney verified the authen tisity of the documents adding the army major directed him to provide the writings to fox news. quote he represented to me he either personally wrote in langhand or typed the statements at issue. all of the documents were prepared by major nidal hasan. staff sergeant sean manning shot six times spoke to fox news a year ago. with the defense department dealing with the attack he said via skype the public should make its own assessment. >> the government has treated this as an act of terrorism. i hope if people hear the words from hasan's own mouth that they understand this was an act of terrorism. >> reporter: in the only document bearing a date he writes i am compelled to renounce any oath of allegiances that require me to support/defendant any man made constitution like the constitution of the united states over the commandments mandated in islam. in another hand written document he states if i make any mistakes i ask for forgiveness in understanding. hasan declared american democracy is in
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
or practices. >> reporter: with the justice department filing suit last week against texas to stop implementation of its voert id law, leading texans are accusing holder of living in the past. >> this is deeply depressing to see the chief law enforcement officer in the country use partisan politics -- and that's all it is -- to drive a wedge between americans based on race and ethnicity. it's really sad because it has come a long way. >> reporter: a photo id is required to enter many government buildings, planes, buy alcohol, cigarettes and more. some say you cannot function in today's society without id. >> lack, if you want to apply for welfare, food stamps, aiage many, many things you have to use it for. and just about everyone has an id. >> reporter: this month, north carolina passed a tougher law that requires voter id, reduces the early voting period and ends same day registration. they say this will alienate voters republicans need. >> these kind of procedures are put in place and slow the process down. i think it's going to backfire. because these people are going to come o
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
look at houston, the big story tonight, the justice department will sue the state of texas over the voter id law. attorney general eric holder said the government will not allow the recent supreme court decision throwing out the most powerful part of the voting rights act to become open season on voting rights. governor rick perry said he will fight what he calls the administration's end run around the supreme court. that is tonight's look outside the beltway, from special report. we'll be right back. ♪ reinforced with scratch- resistant glass and a unibody made kevlar strong. okay google now. call my droid. the new droid ultra by motorola. when strength matters, droid does. thank u. thank you. i got this. oh, no, i'll get it! let me get it. uh-uh-uh. i don't want you to pay for this. it's not happening, honey. let her get it. she got her safe driving bonus check from allstate last week. and it's her treat. what about a tip? oh, here's one... get an allstate agent. nice! [ female announcer ] switch today and get two safe driving bonus checks a year for driving safely. only fro
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >>> authorities in texas still do not know exactly what happened to cause a spectacular tractor-trailer accident saturday. watch the left part of the screen. the truck flies down from interstate 30, crashing onto the bush turnpike in grand prairie, the driver was killed in that accident. of course, dangers on the roads, on the tracks, in the skies are multiplied when operators are distracted. reporting on an increasingly common culprit. >> reporter: the spanish train operator on the same curve over 60 times without incident. at the time of the crash last month, so distracked, he ignored three warnings to slow down. in the u.s., the fra manned uba of phones. >> if they're caught violating rules they're dismissed immediately. >> reporter: they banned commercial truck and bus drivers from texting in 2010, a year later banned all handheld phone calls. >> if you're looking down at your texting device for four to five seconds, you drive the length of a football field, in a 4,000 pound unguided missile. >> reporter: violator
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 3:00pm PDT
-determined waste abuse and potential fraud. >> reporter: in addition to those cases a texas affiliate settled a case launched by a whistle blower who alleged fraudulent billing was rampant there. investigators say patients medical records were falsified in order to support the fraudulent claims. in agreeing to settle the case for $4.3 million planned parenthood made no admission of guilt calling the claims baseless. continuing this litigation in the hostile environment for women's health would have insured a lengthy and costly process. we are ending the lawsuit. as for the pending federal probe it is routine for the gao to launch investigations upon the request of the chair or ranking member of a congressional committee which is what triggered this particular examination. last year alone the gao received more than 900 similar requests. at this point the gao has no timeline for completing the examination and planned parenthood is not commenting on the audits. >>> stocks recovered slightly today. the dow snapped a three-day losing streak. the s&p up seven. >>> still ahead a decision some say ma
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT
were released to addresses in california, texas, and florida, to wait for an immigration hearing. the administration claims it is simply following the law. an immigration official said the legal threshold for credible fear is broad and low, to ensure individuals who may face a significant possibility of persecution have the opportunity to have their case heard before an immigration judge. so why the claims now? well, last week the administration stopped the deportations, released nine mexican nationals who made asylum claim. some believe that finding provided a template and precedent for the claims we're seeing now. shannon? >> william, thank you very much. >>> an afghan translator that risked his life to help americans under fire finds his life in danger again tonight. jennifer griffin is at the pentagon with a story of heroism, friendship, red tape. medal of honor recipient dakota meyer says he never could have recovered four americans killed in afghanistan in 2009 without the help of his afghan translator, whose life is now threatened by the taliban, and his visa application h
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the attorney general running for governor in texas says they have prosecuted many, many of these cases in florida we have seen the same thing, i don't know about north carolina it does happen. >> everything happens. people fall off buildings. you know, people fall off bridges. what i'm saying as a matter of influencing or changing election outcome. when was the last time we heard about that? >> you think that somebody casting a ballot fraudulently is as infrequent as somebody falling off a bridge? >> correct. >> i think you have fallen off the bridge. >> no one is falling off the bridge. >> elections aren't clean and every attempt. >> believe me, we have such -- we have fly spec surveillance of our elections in this country. if there is was any evidence that any democrat was pursuing cheating in this manner, boy, would republicans be ballistic, charles. >> if you believe that our elections are clean, you believe that baseball is clean. i'm not sure either is true. >> by the way, something we didn't get to but we will talk about maybe later on, the issue that hillary clinton did weigh i
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
as move. here's what our fox affiliates outside the beltway are doing. ktbc in austin, texas, is following the trial of the accused ft. hood shooter. wsvn in miami is watching a tropical storm strengthen. here's a live look at los angeles from fox 11. they are following the sextorsion case of miss teen usa. that's a look outside the beltway from "special report." we'll be right back. hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn? yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. enjoy the relief! bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on his portfolio. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> a report by a nuclear industry watchdog group says reactors in the united states are v
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT
at the texas base. he will get either life or death sentence. >>> outgoing homeland security secretary janet napolitano says she's confident she helped the agency prevent attacks and respond to disasters. she made her farewell speech at the press club. napolitano leaves next week to take over as president of the california university system. >>> facebook says government agents in 74 countries demanded information on 38,000 facebook users in the first half of the year. the company says half the orders came from authorities inside the united states. facebook says it turned over data in response to 60% of the questions. facebook joins microsoft and google in releasing figures on how often governments seek information about their customers. >>> what a difference a few years make. barack obama won the white house by promising to keep his distance from lobbyists. chief washington correspondent james rosen shows us tonight time has brought them much closer together. >> well, we can go ahead and tell the lobbyists that their days of setting the agenda in washington are over, they haven't funded my c
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> he killed 13 of his fellow soldiers and wounded dozens of others on an army post in texas. now the fort hood shooter is sentenced to die. moments ago, movements on syria from inside the white house directly from the president. his words just ahead. the administration considers its next move. >> assad regime was responsible for these chemical weapons and this attack. >> but some lawmakers are telling the white house not so fast. and syria says back off. >> someone sprayed all over the walls.
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
of the psychiatrist that admits killing 13 people almost four years ago, at fort hood, texas. he refused to present a defense today. the judge dismissed court until thursday morning and closing arguments. >>> they happen in rare cases, but when they do, police have a name for the truly horrific types of cases, thrill killings. oklahoma officials say three bored teenagers, two black, one white, came upon a lone white jogger last week and shot him in the back. chief political correspondent carl cameron has details on a devastating story with political overtones. >> reporter: christopher lane, a 22-year-old australian student on a baseball scholarship to eastern central university in oklahoma was gunned down out for a run in broad daylight last week. makeshift memorials mark the crime scene. officials say three teens admitted out of boredom they decided to randomly kill someone, and chose lane when he jogged by. >> i am going to do everything i can to ensure these three thugs pay for what they did to christopher lane. >> reporter: chancey luna and james edwards. and michael jones for driving the get a
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the things they are due. >> reporter: other lawmakers also chiming in today. u.s. senator from texas john cornyn releasing this statement "we must turn our attention to ensuring that the victims of this horrible tragedy and their families receive the full honors and benefits bestowed upon soldiers who are wounded or killed in overseas combat zones." classifying the attack here at ft. hood as something other than workplace violence gives the victims special things including purple hearts. something denied until now. >>> the soldier that murdered 16 afghan soldiers last year will spend the rest of his life in prison without the chance for parole. staff sergeant robert bales already pleaded guilty in order to avoid the death penalty. jurors had the option to make him eligible for parole after 20 years. >>> up next, president obama sends a message about what he is not willing to do in syria. >>> here's what some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering tonight. wsvn in south florida shows us how a sailboat and bridge got up close and personal in ft. lauderdale. wnyw in new york a
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
is often the busiest day in the muslim world. texas republican congress wonders if the publicity is counter productive. >> if we're going to secure our embassies, maybe that's something we ought to just do and not necessarily hold a press conference. >> reporter: the closures coincide with a worldwide travel alert that warns americans to, quote, take every precaution to be aware of their surroundings, and extends the entire month of august. congressman warns they may not be open monday. >> extended time they may have to be closed. >> reporter: retired general jack keen warns the embassies close too long, terrorists win. >> they're on the rise and when they sense weakness, they attack. and they believe we're pulling back. >> reporter: defense officials say in the wake of the benghazi attack, the u.s. has beefed up embassy security and significantly altered its force posture, repositions marines to respond to threats in the middle east and north africa. some want more marines stationed at embassies, and based on benghazi want better trained private security as well. >> we saw what happened wh
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
cruz from texas, visits new hampshire himself in two weeks, and marco rub rubio, lead sponsor of senate immigration bill. gop governors considering a run, indiana's mike pence, bobby jindal, scott walker, all conservatives with differing approaches. a pair came up short, rick perry, rick santorum, then 2012 vice presidential nominee paul ryan, and jeb bush, both well known with big fund raising and organizational networks. this weekend, new york congressman peter king visited new hampshire and confirmed he, too, wants to run. >> reporter: it is diverse and growing, democrats have hillary and three alternatives who say if she runs, they probably won't. >> thanks. >>> big news this afternoon, founder of amazon.com is buying "the washington post" and other newspapers. jeff bezos is paying $250 million. the post says he is buying the paper as an individual. his company is not involved. >>> still ahead, one way to make the dinner hour less stressful, and oh, yeah, and maybe end world hunger, too. we'll explain. >>> and first, pretending to be a wounded veteran in order to rip-off the taxpaye
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